Archive for the category "environment"

Stanley Park in the Wake of the English Bay Oil Spill

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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising and Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, […]

Vancouver City Bird 2016

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Vancouver’s official City Bird for 2015, the Black Capped Chickadee, is retiring by giving up its adorably fictional crown and scepter and stepping aside as a new Vancouver City Bird is voted in this season. With over 700,000 votes in the competition last year, and 4,000 tweets about #VancityBird during the voting period, the popular […]

Big Box Outlet Store Giveaway

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Celebrate the tail end of Earth month with Big Box Outlet Store. This locally-owned store with over a dozen locations across BC and the USA has an Earth-friendly mandate in that they salvage products and sell them at a massive discount. Big Box purchases the products from major retailers at the end of the season […]

Vancity Member Day at Science World Giveaway

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Vancity Member Day is coming up at Science World, where members can get great deals on admission and enjoy Green Month programming. Vancity Member Day at Science World In celebration of Earth Day (on April 22nd) the first 422 Vancity members to visit Science World on Vancity Member Day on Saturday, May 2 will get […]

Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival

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The Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival kicks off a week of free, public events today that offer practical ways to get children (and adults) outdoors more regularly. Running from April 16th to April 22nd, events include beach walks, workshops, gardening sessions, kite flying, farm tours and more. Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Sign up or […]